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Pop-Up Movie Facts: Spider-Man 3 (2007)

It almost feels like Spider-Man never left theaters. We have seen the webbed one swing across the silver screen many times over the past decade and a half. There's just something charming about a wise cracking teen dressed as a bug who fights crime. As we all know, this iconic character will be showing his spider face on the screen once again with that kid from that tsunami movie. (It...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe Powers Boothe never really got his due. A character actor par excellence, I’m sure that for awhile there it looked like he would become a full-fledged leading man. He made a big impression playing Jim Jones in “Guyana Tragedy”, for which he won an Emmy, and later starred in one of the first ever HBO series, “Philip Marlowe:...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Spider-man 3

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** There are lots of movies that have become eternal...
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Whoopi Goldberg & Giancarlo Esposito join ensemble-led comedy Shriver

Word has reached the JoBlo news floor that Content Media has acquired the sales rights to an ensemble comedy project called SHRIVER.  Starring Whoopi Goldberg (GHOST, THE COLOR PURPLE), Giancarlo Espositio (OKJA, BREAKING BAD), Toni Collette (LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE), and Thomas Haden Church (SIDEWAYS, DIVORCE), SHRIVER tells the story of a loner mistaken for a...
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Awfully Good: George of the Jungle

Disney takes another trip in to the jungle this week and so do we...   George of the Jungle (1997)   Director: Sam Weisman Stars: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Hayden Church   ENCINO MAN meets TARZAN. GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE is a movie that has no right working as well as it does.  I don’t think...
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Sam Raimi admits Spider-Man 3 mistakes; would love to work with Marvel

The first SPIDER-MAN film, along with Bryan Singer 's X-MEN, was largely responsible for kicking off the booming superhero genre which we're fortunate enough to enjoy today. The first three SPIDER-MAN films, all directed by Sam Raimi , consisted of one good film, one great film, and one film which is better left unmentioned. SPIDER-MAN 3 (shit, I mentioned it) wasn't...
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Review: Max

  PLOT: After returning home from Afghanistan, war dog Max is given to the family of his deceased handler. While still suffering from the after effects of the war, Max grows close to the angst-ridden younger brother of his former master, and a heartfelt friendship is born. REVIEW: The several canine actors who play Max in MAX deserved better material than this. So did the...
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Animal lovers will undoubtedly melt for the trailer for Max the military dog

Now here's a flick for the MARLEY AND ME crowd! MAX tells the coming-of-age story about a young teen from a family dealing with loss, who finds friendship, comfort and adventure with the heroic military dog of his fallen brother, a United States Marine who served his country on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan. And if you think that pup in the vest isn't the cutest...
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Sam Raimi says he "messed up plenty" with Spider-Man 3

Stop me if you have heard this one: SPIDER-MAN 3 wasn't a very good movie. In fact, it was pretty bad, just a rather large misstep giving the previous installments were great and many people, myself included, still hold SPIDER-MAN 2 to be the best superhero movie ever made. Sam Raimi directed the trilogy and understandably agrees with the majority of people who thought SM3 was a...
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Disney gives up John Carter rights, author's estate plans to make a new film

It looks like Disney has officially given up all hope of making up their losses on Andrew Stanton 's criminally underrated JOHN CARTER. After failing to recoup the $200 million budget on the mis-marketed science fiction throwback, Disney has allowed the rights to the book and characters to revert to the estate of author Edgar Rice Burroughs. While this kind of thing happens all the...
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Taylor Kitsch said the script for John Carter 2 was "f*cking awesome"

While JOHN CARTER may have been a commercial and critical disappointment, the Andrew Stanton adventure movie has grown on fans since it hit Blu-ray, myself included . Set to be a franchise starter for Disney, JOHN CARTER instead faded into infamy. Many also looked at the movie coupled with BATTLESHIP as the death knell on Taylor Kitsch 's career. Since then, Kitsch has tried to...
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The Good, the Bad & the Badass: Kurt Russell

Last week, we took a look at the career of the late Bob Hoskins , an actor many of us grew up with through his celebrated turn in WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT. This week's actor is another icon of the era, and a guy who's just as much of a badass now as he way decades ago. Kurt Russell Obviously I had to do a “Good, Bad, Badass” piece of...
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